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...although he wasn't one at the time (around 1976, I think). I was in the chess club at school in Lancashire when his chess club paid us a visit. He was about six years younger than me at the time.
I was playing him and made a random move (I wasn't very good at chess at the time and haven't got much better since), he immediately said, "I see what you are doing there, well done!", and resigned the game.
Please note, he was playing 7 other people at the same time ...and beat them all, except me.
I have spent much time since then trying to work out what I was "doing there" and never have managed to work it out.
He went on to become a Grand Master and World Champion, etc.
My best was an international tournament in Cannes where I managed, out of 6 games, to win almost, but not quite, 1 of them. I gave up chess altogether after that.
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.
Not a programming question but a Windows WTF, Locked my PC before lunch which was running a Remote Desktop to a test rig, went to the PC I'm running the remote desktop into to upgrade the Hardware widget's firmware. Closed the remote desktop session updated it, had lunch, went back to my PC and it's unlocked?..
Anybody else seen that with remote desktop?, not really a big user of it.
Had some app opened (in the RDP session) that displayed a combo box. Found out that somehow, even if I minimized the app, the combo box was still being drawn on the screen (floating on the desktop on its own) and I could interact with it (open/close the expandable list, pick an item...). Although I've had witnessed that sort of thing a couple of times in my decades of using Windows.
But what makes this situation unique--when I minimized the RDP window, the combo box was still there (on the host's screen!) and I could still interact with it. How this was even possible, still to this day I can't even begin to speculate.
"Naked Florida man chases couple around Chick-fil-A parking lot"
I can't really relate...
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